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Melon Fruit Fly

Scientific Name
Bactrocera cucurbitae
Scientific Author
(Coquillett)
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae)
Risk
Unknown
Status
Native Thailand Pest Species
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Body predominantly orangish to brown. Face undulating, convex above, concave below. Number of pale whitish to yellow postsutural stripes three. Subscutellum uniformly brown. Wings with crossvein r-m covered by short, diffuse infuscation, or covered by short, well-defined infuscation; crossvein dm-cu covered by a major crossband which reaches posterior margin of wing.

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L.E. Carrol, I.M. White, A. Friedberg, A.L. Norrbom, M.J. Dallwitz and F.C. Thompson (2002 onwards). Pest Fruit Flies of the World: Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, and Information Retrieval. Version: 8th August 2002.
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Specimen Contact
Department of Agriculture, Thailand
Author
Walaikorn Rattanadechakul
Created
28/01/2011 12:57 AEST
Last Updated
02/02/2011 11:20 AEST
Citation
Walaikorn Rattanadechakul (2011) Melon Fruit Fly (Bactrocera cucurbitae) Updated on 2/2/2011 11:20:48 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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